5 Teaching Methods Used In Pre-Schools

Although all pre-schools aim to lay the foundation for kids to be better prepared for future education, they have slightly different approaches and techniques in teaching. All these have a great impact on the students’ mindset, thinking, social and cognitive development.  Getting to know the significant differences is vital before selecting the right pre-school for your child. Play-Way method The Playway …

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All About Dogs Show & Mum’s First Birthday In Heaven

Since my Mum’s death, I have watched and researched lots of things about bereavement to equip myself with all stages of grief. I remember watching a video that said “You always expect first milestones after a loved one’s death to be hard. But actually, you end up surrounded by people that care, and your heart protects you on those days. …

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Marsh Farm Superheroes & Princesses

It will be no surprise to those of you who have been reading my blog for a while, that we made a trip to Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park this half term. It’s one of our favourite places to go for a day out. Marsh Farm has a great mixture of outdoor playgrounds, a few farm animals to see and …

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Siblings 2021 – May

It feels a little bit odd that I’ve snuck myself into the thumbnail of a Siblings post. I quite like that photo of my girls and me although every time I look back on photos, I realise how quickly my girls are soon going to be taller than me. Freya is probably a few centimetres away and Eva is rapidly …

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Car Maintenance and Tyre Safety Tips

Whether you are heading to pick your kids up from school or going out to get groceries, it is important that you make sure your car is in a roadworthy condition. For your vehicle to be in a roadworthy condition one of the important things you can do is to make a habit of frequently looking after your car and …

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The Funeral & Saying Goodbye To My Mum – A COVID Victim

I realised I hadn’t had the chance to sit and write about my Mum’s funeral. Life has been about focusing on surviving each day as they come. The one person who always encouraged my writing was my beautiful Mum, and so I felt like I needed to stop for a moment to share these photos and the experiences we went …

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Good Friday Birthday Celebrations

There seems to be a bit of a habit-forming on my behalf, and that is that I am becoming a bit rubbish at documenting life as it happens. The whole reason I started this blog in the first place. There are quite a few draft blog posts that I need to find the time and energy to complete. Like this …

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Learning To Read With The Bear Can Read

After finding a fantastic older readers subscription box from Tales By Mail, we went on the search for the perfect box for Elsa to enjoy. One that she could get equally excited for. For anyone reading this that has just stumbled across my blog post, Elsa is six years old and is diagnosed with Selective Mutism. This can make learning at …

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Siblings 2021 – April

April has been a busy month. My husband celebrated his 31st birthday, we had the school Easter holidays and restrictions eased in the UK allowing us to have a day out at an attraction for the first time this year. I look back on April last year and am left wondering why it’s still so cold this year. We were …

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Out In The Wilderness From Tales By Mail

There are hundreds of different subscription boxes now on the market, anything from crafts and baking, to gardening and reading. There will definitely be something for everyone out there. But it’s easy to get a bit overwhelmed with the choices available. We’ve been lucky enough to explore some over the years and most recently Eva was sent the Tales By …

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Marsh Farm Easter Eggtravaganza 2021

This weekend (24-25th April 2021) is the last weekend of the sold-out Easter Eggstravaganza at Marsh Farm, and we had the pleasure of taking our first post-lockdown (kinda) day out last week to experience it. As you may know, we are no strangers to Marsh Farm. I’ve said this a good few times now, but the animal adventure park holds …

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Siblings 2021 – March

The first two months of this year went by in a blur for me, January and February felt long and draining but now we’ve reached the end of March, the pace has certainly picked up. A lot has been going on. Right at the beginning of the month, we welcomed a new member to our family. I became a niece …

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Must Do and See Things in Iceland

It was announced that from mid-March, Iceland will welcome vaccinated travelers from the UK, and things are starting to look up for those who are wanting to travel! For most of us, it’s our first trip outside of the UK since the pandemic started, so this comes as great news. So if you’re planning a trip to Iceland and especially …

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Finding Peace & Tranquility

This Christmas my mother-in-law bought our family membership for the National Trust. She’s done this before and we’ve also paid to be members ourselves too so we are not strangers to it. We are so incredibly lucky to live in a part of the UK that has many National Trust locations literally on our doorstep. Over the eight years of …

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Eva’s 8th Birthday

Birthdays for your children are super special days. I find loved one’s birthday’s a bit stressful actually, wondering what to buy and how to make it special. I’m an absolute rubbish gift buyer and trying to do something special always goes wrong. Eva in particular is so hard to buy for. All she’s ever wanted is a chihuahua, so anything …

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